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Blackhawks give D Brent Seabrook 5-year extension

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CHICAGO (AP) - Veteran defenseman Brent Seabrook has agreed to a five-year contract extension with the Chicago Blackhawks. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The 25-year-old Seabrook has played 452 regular-season games over parts of six seasons with the Blackhawks, who selected him with the 14th pick in the 2003 draft.

Seabrook made his debut with Chicago in 2005. He has 34 career goals and 143 assists and has led the Blackhawks in hits the last four seasons. Seabrook also played for the gold medal-winning Canadian Olympic team in Vancouver last year.

Pairing with fellow blue liner Duncan Keith, Seabrook helped Chicago win the Stanley Cup last season and had four goals and seven assists in 22 postseason games.

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